Narcissist Recovery Category

Frozen Rage

I am not Bill Foster, but I will admit there have been times I could certainly relate to him. For those who do not know who Bill Foster is, he is a fictional character played by Michael Douglas in the movie Falling Down. In the movie, Bill was having a bad day (to put it […]

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When the Scapegoat Escapes

 Is Scapegoating a Real Thing? Yes, and many adult child abuse survivors have experienced this very real form of abuse that attacks the self-worth of the inner child that needs healing and still yearns to be loved, accepted, and validated. It is to the survivors and those who love and want to understand them that […]

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Breaking Free from the Narcissus

There is a story in Greek Mythology about a handsome hunter. This man was so good looking, but apparently lacked integrity in his character. When he came across a stream one day, he saw his own reflection and fell in love with himself. Yes, Narcissus was so smitten with himself, he didn’t need a boo, […]

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Let Go & Grab Hold

Being stuck is an unsettling feeling. It can feel like being stuck in a tar pit and no matter how hard you try you can’t lift your feet out of it. It grips you with the tentacles of anxiety, fear, depression, regret, despair… I have never seen quicksand, but in movies, someone gets stuck in […]

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Wolves Aren’t Good Pets

What  I am about to tell you is a true story… After careful consideration and planning, my little girl and I adopted a dog from the animal shelter. We were ready for the responsibility and my travel had slowed down. We made the trip to the animal shelter and saw the most beautiful dog. He […]

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